Is Your Smoke Detector Installed Correctly?

Is Your Smoke Detector Installed Correctly?

Now is the time to make sure your smoke detector is correctly installed. Learn what you need to know about how many smoke detectors you should have, where they should be, and how they should be checked.

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Fire Safety Lessons – “This Is Us” Edition

Fire Safety Lessons – “This Is Us” Edition

The fire in “This Is Us” devastated us, but at least it got us all talking about fire safety. Use these tips to keep your family safe from fires.

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Dealing with Fire and Smoke Damage: 5 Things Every Homeowner Should Know

Dealing with Fire and Smoke Damage: 5 Things Every Homeowner Should Know

A fire in your home is one of the most devastating things you can go through. In addition to the terror of the moment, the aftermath of the fire is emotionally draining and physically exhausting. But before you make any moves, you need to know these five things about dealing with fire and smoke damage.

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4 Wintertime Home Disasters You Can Actually Prevent

4 Wintertime Home Disasters You Can Actually Prevent

Some wintertime home disasters can be prevented. Learn about four things you can do to protect your home this winter.

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Are You Prepared? What You Need in an Emergency Preparedness Kit

Are You Prepared? What You Need in an Emergency Preparedness Kit

Every household should have an emergency preparedness kit. Learn what you should put in yours.

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The Worst Advice We Hear About Disaster Cleanup

The Worst Advice We Hear About Disaster Cleanup

When you experience a disaster in your home — from a flood to a fire to mold — you’ll get plenty of advice from your neighbors and friends. And sometimes they may get the advice right. But most often, disaster cleanup advice is woefully misinformed, and when taken and applied, causes homeowners grief, debt, and regret. Read on to find out the worst advice we hear about disaster cleanup — and what to do instead.

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The Most Common Home Disasters to Happen While You’re On Vacation

The Most Common Home Disasters to Happen While You’re On Vacation

Occasionally, disaster strikes while you’re away from home, leaving you with difficult problems to return to. Knowing the most common home disasters that could happen while you’re on vacation will help you to better prepare before you leave.

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What to Do if a Tree Falls on Your Home

What to Do if a Tree Falls on Your Home

Now is the time to learn what to do if a tree falls on your home — before it actually happens.

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Fire Prevention Tips for Summer

Fire Prevention Tips for Summer

Summer brings plenty of fun, but summertime activities also bring the threat of fire. Before it’s too late, learn fire prevention tips for summer.

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What Is Hoarding, and How Can You Help?

What Is Hoarding, and How Can You Help?

With the popularity of TV shows about hoarding in recent years, most people have a better understanding of the condition than they did before. But still, the disorder is not widely understood. And the path to helping a friend or family member deal with hoarding may not be as clear-cut as you think.

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